Mills, Cyrus Taggart, Dd
Mills, Cyrus Taggart, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Paris, N.Y., May 4, 1819. He graduated from Williams College in 1844, and from Union Theological Seminary in 1847; was ordained in 1848, and in 1849 went out as a missionary to Ceylon, having charge of the Battacotta Seminary. In 1855 failure of health obliged him to return. From 1856 to 1858 he was stated supply at Berkshire, N.Y., and in 1860 was chosen president of the Oahu College, in the Sandwich Islands, where he remained four years, and then resided for a year at Ware, Mass. In 1865 he went as agent of the Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to California, where he established in Brooklyn a female seminary. He died in California in 1884.